Computer Workers in Washington
Is Washington a good place for you to work as a Computer Worker?
You’re in luck! Jobs for Computer Workers in Washington are projected to grow and these jobs tend to pay higher than average.
Projected employment for Computer Workers in Washington is growing faster than average.
Computer Workers in Washington earn higher salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.
How Many Computer Workers Work in Washington?
There were approximately 13,100 workers employed as Computer Workers in this state in 2018.
There were 10,940 Computer Workers employed in this state in 2017.
That’s growth of 2,160 jobs between 2017 and 2018.
The typical state has 2,980 Computer Workers working in it, which means Washington has more Computer Workers than average.
Job Projections for Washington
Jobs for Computer Workers in this state are growing at a rate of 53.4% which is faster than the nationwide estimated projection of 9.3%.
Washington Annual Job Openings
The BLS estimates 2,160 annual job openings, and a total of 23,930 jobs for Washington Computer Workers in 2026.
Nationwide, the prediction is 22,400 annual jobs and 313,800 total jobs in 2026.
What do Computer Workers Make in Washington?
In 2018 wages for Computer Workers ranged from $46,110 to $144,230 with $87,760 being the median annual salary.
Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $22.17 to $69.34. The median hourly rate was $42.19.
In 2017 the median pay for this field was $41.58 an hour.
The hourly rate grew by $0.61.
The median salary in Washington is higher than the nationwide median salary.
Top Washington Metros for Computer Workers
The table below shows some of the metros in this state with the most Computer Workers.
|Metro||Number Employed||Annual Median Salary|
|Spokane-Spokane Valley, WA||560||$69,590|
|Walla Walla, WA||50||$70,960|
|Mount Vernon-Anacortes, WA||50||$78,810|
Top States for Computer Workers Employment
View the list below to see where most Computer Workers work.
|State||Number Employed||Annual Median Salary|
|District of Columbia||18,040||$118,800|
Below are the states where Computer Workers get paid the most:
|State||Annual Median Salary|
|District of Columbia||$118,800|
What Major Will Prepare You For a Computer Worker Career?
- Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS)
- College Factual
- National Center for Education Statistics
- O*NET Online
More about our data sources and methodologies.
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